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HP ENVY 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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23 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This portable PC received a "Recommended" from Techradar who said that this HP notebook PC was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Advisor.co.uk, Laptopmag.com and techreviewsource.com the average expert rating of this notebook PC is 73 out of 100.

Nice Design

Several HP ENVY 15 owners who purchased it thought it was good looking. Laptopmag.com wrote in their review “This $1,058 Windows 8 laptop has an elegant build and plenty of ent”. Three years ago expert review site Techreviewsource.com wrote “The HP Envy Touchsmart 15 is a stylish 15-inch notebook with a beautiful display”. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info wrote “The HP Envy 15-j003ed is a good-looking laptop with great specs” in their review.

One person considered that the HP ENVY 15 was luxurious. Expert website Uk.hardware.info wrote “The Envy line of laptops are the more deluxe consumer products from HP”.

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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,456 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its notebook PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range compared to other brands.

Easy to Use

One person who bought this laptop reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Techreviewsource.com wrote in their HP ENVY 15 review “A comfortable keyboard and good overall performance”.

One customer who reviewed the HP ENVY 15 reckoned that it had a good experience. Expert website Theinquirer.net mentioned in their review of this laptop “Improved performance for a better Windows 8 experience” but despite that they only rated it 3 stars.

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Robust

One customer considered that it was well made.

Good Battery Life

One HP ENVY 15 owner who bought the HP ENVY 15 concluded that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info said in their review of the HP ENVY 15 “The battery life is also good, something that's always welcome for a l” .

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The ENVY 15 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ENVY 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 15.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the HP ENVY 15 has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The ENVY 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ENVY 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

At only 2.2 kilograms, the HP ENVY 15 is quite light compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ENVY 15. The lightest notebook PC of a similar type and age to the ENVY 15 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Z500 (£2,698.00) (2.2kg).

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the ENVY 15 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Four Built-In Speakers

The ENVY 15 is a four built-in speaker portable PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the ENVY 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Only Beats Audio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP ENVY 15 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP ZBook 17 G2 (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP ENVY 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VZ is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP ENVY 15 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 15.

If this HP notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP ENVY 17 (£1,028.00) (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the ENVY 15 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 15.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the MSI GS70 (£2,999.78) (17").

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

9 Awards

mobiletechreview.com Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice techradar.com/au/ Recommended Techradar Recommended 01net.com 4 Star itproportal.com Best Buy Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice computershopper.com Editor's Choice pcauthority.com.au Recommended

Expert Reviews

(124)
27 November 2015

Sometimes computer companies feel like they're taking the mickey, producing devices that are technically yesterday's news, but with a price and slight refresh befitting of today.The thing about...

27 November 2015

In review: HP Envy 15-w103ng x360. Test model courtesy of HP Store.The new Skylake processor leads to a higher computing performance without reducing the battery life. The somewhat higher power...

23 October 2015

HP has used its "Envy" line across a variety of devices to denote a luxury design and feeling. This seems to be a predominant model amongst laptop makers of late. The idea is that consumers will... Read more…

12 October 2015

A large convertible laptop with decent performance, but it doesn't excel in any area...

2 October 2015

Looking for a premium laptop that won't eviscerate your savings? With the Envy 15, HP thinks it has just the device for you. This alluring 15.6-incher has the high-end materials and stylish... Read more…

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User Reviews

(504)
Reviewed 29 April 2015 by Agflak

This is a very capable little machine that I have used as a daily driver for about a month. It can handle photo editing, audio editing, Excel, multiple Chrome tabs, etc. Unfortunately, after only... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by KUbbFan
KUbbFan would recommend the HP Envy x360 m6 15

Was hesitant to buy this one but when it went on sale for $549 and can return by Jan 15th if not happy with it, I decided to give it a try. This is now the 4th laptop I have purchased and am... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2015 by USUrocks

Initially I really liked this computer. I love the touch screen and the ability to fold the screen all the way back. The display is also great. However, I have been experiencing the same issues... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2016 by SadPerson
(Verified Purchase)

I got a great deal, price wise, but it was a sad let down. HP support updates are very slow. The essential ones do not self-download and this causes problems. Every time I wake it up from sleep... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by Pbmaloney

Got the same white screen as of yesterday, going to have to take back. I'm pretty ticked off...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15j001, 15j147, 15j101, 15j182, 15j100, 15j020, 15j176, 15j054, 15j002, 15j171, 15j022, 15j182n, 15j100n, 15j020e, 15j176n, 15j054c, 15j002e, 15j171n, 15j022e, 15j001t, 15j147n, 15j101n, 15j171ns, 15j022eb, 15j001tx, 15j147nf, 15j020eo, 15j101np, 15j182nf, 15j100ni
Barcodes 00887758507957, 00887758656211, 00887758738511, 00887758764848, 00888182038475, 00888793175750, 00888793682319, 00888793743638, 00888793751176, 00888793765012, 00888793924501

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